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continue to follow recovery efforts in new york and new jersey. nearly a week after superstorm sandy. we have an update on the situation up north. plus, how sandy could help give the economy a boost. >> and a devastating story from pennsylvania, after a child falls into an exhibit at the zoo. we've got the details coming up next when the news at 10:00 returns. [ mitt romney ] we have toto work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bringeople together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. i'm mitt romney, maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those try
by sandy's wrath. >> we are doing what we can as fast as we can consistent with making sure that we have no further loss of life. >> reporter: folks frustrated with long lines for gas, new york governor andrew cuomo said relief is on the way. cuomo said the coast guard cleared debris from new york harbor, allowing tankers to re- enter ports and more fuel will be en route soon, along with $100 million for relief. >> millions of gallons of gasoline are now through the harbor and going into the distribution network. >> reporter: for many, getting gas is the least of their problems. with homes flooded or destroyed. staten island, one of the hardest-hit areas, houses ripped a part, some blown off of their foundations. other drowning in flood water. emergency crews trying to fast track the assessment of damage here after residents said they were being ignored. the federal emergency management agency also mobilizing 30 joint teams to the hardest-hit areas. >> these joint teams will have an expert in each area, an expert who knows private insurance, an expert from fema who knows the fema phones,
recovering from superstorm sandy and let's turn things over to gary. >> reporter: the storm is really still there in the northeast and that is moving along, though. again, i can't reiterate this enough. d models have done a wonderful job tracking the storm and keep in mind, it's been just a little over a week since sandy pummeled the area and some of those folks who got their lights on with the lights back out, and everything is now covered in snow. rick leventhal has the latest from staten island. >> reporter: recovery efforts across the northeast slowing to a crawl. as snowfall and additional power outages continue to trouble areas affected by sandy. state officials suffering sticker shock after seeing the first estimates of overall damages. >> and this storm will cost the region $50 million in damage and economic loss. the state of new york, about $33 million in damage and economic loss. that is a staggering number. >> reporter: new jersey governor chris christie trying to stay optimistic. >> one of the positive things i see in the face of the storm are the great acts and kindness and ge
. thank you. >>> nearly a week after sandy pummeled much of the northeast, residents in some of the hardest hit areas are batting cold weather and a new threat from mother nature. fox's rick leventhal is in hoboken, new jersey with more. >> reporter: with difficult recovery efforts continuing in much of the northeast, dropping temperatures now raising new concerns. six days after sandy, many resident still have no power. new york governor andrew cuomo says homes without heat are, quote, uninhabitable. >> we'll have tens of thousands of people who need housing solutions right away. >> reporter: right now, forecasters say a nor'easter could hit the region by wednesday. a fuel shortage is expected to continue for days in northern new jersey. many drivers still waiting in long lines to fill their tanks. >> this was the closest to the house so i figure, once you're on line, i guess you just hate to get off. you might as well stay put. >> reporter: the defense department now distributing free gas at some locations in new york. but new jersey governor chris christie says that won't
a major concern in the wake of sandy and the nor'easter that left thousands homeless in the northeast. >> and get ready for some chilly temps over the next few days. gary is back with your extended forecast. forecast. ♪ ♪ no two people have the same financial goals. pnc works with you to understand yours and help plan for your retirement. visit a branch or call now for your personal retirement review. now this is a party. mmm. i don't know, i think i might bail. yeah, it's pretty dead. [ male announcer ] one is never enough. new kfc dip'ems. freshly prepared tenders dipped in irresistible sauces. try a 3 piece combo for just $5. . >>> we're following breaking news into the fox 5 newsroom. concerning the sesame street scandal. the man who accused elmo's puppeteer of having sex with him when he was a teenager is recan'ting the story. the pupet -- recanting the story. the pup eater from maryland maintained all along the relationship was between two concepting adults. clash issued a statement saying he's relieved this painful allegation has finally put to rest. >>> frustration contin
fishing pier damaged by hurricane sandy. >>> well, before the turkey the traffic jams, aaa expecting more americans driving this thanksgiving holiday compared to last year but with record high gas prices for this time of the year drivers will take shorter trips as households are tightening their budgets. meantime job creators feeling shaky as we speed towards that fiscal cliff. a new survey shows uncertainty among small businesses, only 4% planning to hire new workers in the next six months, a lot of fear due to the automatic tax cuts and spending cuts -- tax hikes and spending cuts after the first of the year. and how would you like this under your christmas tree? a 76-carat diamond accepting at auction for 21.5 mill -- selling at auction for 21.5 million bucks, no necklace or setting included. that's business. i'm neil cavuto.   >> this fox 5 stock market report is brought to you by your lexus dealer. live life heroically. ♪ ♪ [ multiple sounds making melodic tune ] ♪ [ male announcer ] at northrop grumman, every innovation, every solution, comes together
.  >>> president obama made his second trip to the northeast since hurricane sandy. parts of the area are still in n shock after the storm leveled towns and -- in shock after the storm leveled towns and left areas flooded. >> reporter: embracing his role as comforter and chief, president obama toured staten island, parts of which were devastated by hurricane sandy. >> i promise to everybody that i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are going to be here until the rebuilt is complete and i meant it. so i'm going to come back today, but i'm also going to be coming back in the future to make sure that we have followed through on that commitment. >> reporter: he visited a fema disaster recovery center which provides hot pleas and showers and offers -- meals and showers and offers victims information about applying for government help, his visit meant to demonstrate the commitment of the government appreciated but some say it's far from enough. >> reporter: what do you want them to do? >> step it up. come down here. put on a pair of boots and gloves and get out of your $800 suit
the devastation from sandy and the nor'easter, new yorkers are battling long gas lines and today some relief is on the way. fox5 morning news at 7 :00 starts right now. >>> there's a live look outside. not a bad start to the day. setting up for a nice couple of days. this is friday, november 9th. we made it. good morning. i'm tony perkins. >> looks like we made it ♪ i'm alison seymour. it is friday, thank goodness. >> we begin this hour with breaking news from downtown d.c. early morning armed robbery has parts of 18th street closed. d.c. police are on scene at 18th and jefferson place northwest, that's between m and n streets. they say it happened just before 6:30 this morning, so a short time ago. investigators say three suspects were involved. at least one of them had a gun when they held up a person on the street. we are told a shot was fired but no one was hit. we'll bring you updates on this story as we get them, particularly because it will affect traffic down there. >>> it straight up 7:00 now. let's head over to tucker barnes. supposed to be a great weekend. >> going to be a great
there is a significant progress being made on that front at the height of hurricane turned superstorm sandy and we're down to 400,000. the neighborhood that i am in has been decimated by the storm and it was over my head and when that is at its peak here. it left people with not much left and there is a lot of law enforcement in this community tonight and what they doing is trying to -- there is a curfew here and they allow residents to come into the neighborhood and go to their homes and try to gather what belongings they can and they're trying to keep them safe. there is raw sewage and downed power lines and the clean upwill take months. it's unclear if some people may have to return to their homes. they may have to level and rebuild again. one of the things we noticed, guys, as we were coming into the neighborhood just about a block from the water here is that fema is here. they're trying to attend to the needs here and at least, i have to say, the snow has melted and that is chilly out. back to you in the studio. >> and sharon, thank you. >>> nearby in brooklyn, new york, the heartbreaking con
's superstorm and now a nor'easter. some areas already hit hard by sandy are now digging out of record amounts of snowfall. because of the power problems brought on by the snow and high winds yesterday, gas rationing goes into effect in new york city and long island today. many gas stations do not have power to run the pumps. so still trying to clean up all these days later after that storm. >> they've seen it all. >> in the biggest area so to speak, new york and new jersey. >> it is rough. >> are they going to get a break. >> yeah, i mentioned a few minutes ago the weather pattern will do a flip. they won't be quite as warm as we are but all the snow will be melted in a couple of days. let's get to it and show you the storminess from yesterday is departed to the east. we are looking at a very quiet weather pat were here to start your day. ments a little chilly out there. temperatures overnight back into the 30s and low 40s from our region. definitely a jack the here to start your day. but later this afternoon, with bright sunshine, less wind and temperatures in the mid- to upper 50s, it shoul
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